Roseville-Little Canada Review

Fri
30
May

During chase, Ramsey County Sheriff squad car crashes into building, ignites gas fire


A Ramsey County Sheriff squad car crashed into a building at Willow Lake Boulevard and Labore Road while pursuing another vehicle, igniting a gas fire that burned for two hours. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

The squad car cracked a segment of the curb as it left the road, on the west side of the intersection of Willow Lake Boulevard and Labore Road. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)

A Ramsey County Sheriff's squad car crashed into a building while pursuing another vehicle in Vadnais Heights the evening of May 29, hitting a gas line and igniting a fire that burned for nearly tw

Wed
28
May

North St. Paul hosts officer memorial


The North St. Paul Police Department hosted the Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement memorial ceremony at North Haven Church May 12. Accompanied by the toll of the bell, was the reading of names of officers who died while on duty -- Reserve Deputy Mike Wilken, Lt. Earl Kennicutt, Sgt. Roger Rosengren, Deputy Kenneth Johnson, Officer Howard Johnson, Officer Bruce Russell, Officer Richard Crittenden Sr., Chief Walter Hause and Sgt. Joseph Bergeron. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The toll of the bell accompanied the reading of the names of police officers who died in the line of duty from suburban Ramsey County. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Remembered and honored May 12 were suburban peace officers from Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department, and the Roseville, North St. Paul and Maplewood police departments. The memorial ceremony took place at North Haven Church and was hosted by the North St. Paul Police Department. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The North St. Paul Police Department served as the host of the third annual Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement memorial service, which took place Monday, May 12 at North Haven Church.

Wed
28
May

Roseville recognizes police, citizen bravery


Joshua Wurtzberger’s calm, informative directions helped Roseville officers arrest an “extremely intoxicated” driver whose 5-year-old daughter was sitting in the backseat. Chief Rick Mathwig presented him a certificate of appreciation at the Roseville Police Awards Ceremony May 15. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Delos “Scott” McCune was given a certificate of appreciation for his attempts to rescue a person from an apartment engulfed in flames in March. (Johanna Holub/Review)

Staff Sgt. Michael Stroud offered his thanks on behalf of the U.S. Army to Katie and Jarred Britton for assisting Sgt. Travis Torgerson after he was dragged under a vehicle for nearly a mile last fall. Officers who assisted in the investigation were awarded a Unit Citation for their dedication.

Staff Sgt. Michael Stroud

On May 15, the Roseville Police Department recognized outstanding citizens, officers and investigators for their efforts to keep the city and its residents safe.

Tue
27
May

Bonding money should spell relief from train noise for Shoreview and Little Canada residents

Weary residents of Shoreview and Little Canada can expect some future rest from train noise now that Gov.

Tue
27
May

Roseville Police issues crime alert following spike in thefts from automobiles

Following a springtime uptick in reports of thefts from automobiles, the Roseville Police Department has issued a crime alert, strongly encouraging residents to report any suspicious activity as soon as possible.
"Victims are indicating that they 'didn't want to bother the police' with a report of cars being rummaged through or other unusual activity at night," according to a statement from the department.

Tue
27
May

Ramsey County authorizes purchase of Vadnais Sports Center

In about a month, Ramsey County will be able to boast a good-as-new sports complex as its newest addition to the Parks and Recreation Department.
At its May 27 meeting, the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 to authorize county manager Julie Kleinschmidt to purchase the Vadnais Sports Center for $9.8 million. The county also authorized the purchase of two adjacent commercial lots which could be developed for $752,000.

Tue
27
May

Serial bank robber sentenced to 3-1/2 years

Ranya Al-Huthaili, 23, of Roseville was sentenced May 21 to 3-1/2 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a bank robbery spree that took place last year.
The 2008 Roseville Area High School graduate hit up five different banks between Aug. 15 and Sept. 9, 2013, each time giving a note to the teller threatening to use a gun if they did not comply, although she was unarmed.

Tue
27
May

Bonding bill allows Harambee to officially join ISD 623

Thanks to provisions in the 2014 state bonding bill, Harambee Community Cultures and Environmental Science School, a kindergarten through fifth-grade magnet school in Maplewood, will officially bec

Tue
27
May

Driver makes house call in Falcon Heights

Arrests, Thefts and more around Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, and Roseville - Roseville Area police reports May 27, 2014

Thu
22
May

Little Canada chiropractor faces rape charges

Just a week after a Roseville massage therapist pleaded guilty to charges of inappropriately touching female clients during appointments, Ramsey County prosecutors reported they have now filed charges against a Little Canada chiropractor for raping a client during an appointment.

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